English Primary Teacher – School year 2024/2025

Le lycée Français de Shanghai

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English Primary Teacher – School year 2024/2025






Contexte du recrutement et définition de poste

Today in Shanghai excellence for everyone, Tomorrow in the world success for all.”

Shanghai French School is a private international non-profit school, managed by parents, that welcomes about 1360 students of 47 nationalities, from 2 to 18 years old (Pre-kindergarten through grade 12), on its Qingpu and Yangpu campuses.
In French School of Shanghai, the curriculum is unique as it combines the French curriculum with elements of British and American curricula. At senior level students follow the American option of the French Baccalaureate.

For the next school year, we are looking for an English Primary Teacher for our Qingpu campus, who is willing to invest themselves in our rewarding bilingual section.

In the French School of Shanghai, the curriculum is unique as it combines the French curriculum with elements of British and American curriculum. At senior level students follow the American option of the French Baccalaureate.

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Main Responsibilities:

  • Create a lively, communicative atmosphere in class which is conducive to teaching and learning, which includes the curriculum and lessons design, but also the classroom layout (lesson’s billboards….).
  • Encourage diligence, organization, responsibility, self-reliance, co-operation, teamwork, honesty, understanding and tolerance in students.
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate lessons, maintaining up-to-date records and forward plans, and delivering the records and plans for review by the Primary Head if requested.
  • Can deliver lessons according to the French National Education curriculum, or can adapt to our curriculum in mathematics, sciences, arts and music, civic education, history and geography. Liaise with the French teachers to do so.
  • Monitor the attendance of students and ensure that they are doing, to the best of their ability, classwork, homework and coursework, and that it is up-to-date and marked.
  • Use new technologies with ease, when it adds value to the teaching (e.g. tablets, online programs, audio and video files…), to better differentiate the teaching and to adapt to non-native English speakers.
  • Organize the class to differentiate depending on the difference of English level in the class.
  • Review student progress and, where appropriate, seek help for students with perceived special needs.
  • Organize resources in advance, issue textbooks and other resources, keeping records and collecting back at the appropriate time. Keep resources up to date, available in the class, in case of sick leave.
  • Maintain and improve personal standards of teaching, sharing ideas with other staff, and remain abreast of developments in their own subject and education generally. Liaise with the French and Chinese teachers to deliver a coherent teaching throughout the different streams at the school.
  • Liaise and maintain close communication with other members of staff, and streams, and, in conjunction with them, to maintain records of textbooks and other resources, to assist with setting/streaming as necessary, to review syllabuses and contribute to the design, evaluation and development of departmental and/or Year curriculum, schemes of work and policy.
  • Have a duty of confidentiality, avoid doing or saying anything that is detrimental to the reputation of the School or its staff.



  • A good experience in teaching kindergarten and elementary students.
  • Experienced or at least motivated to work in a French Educational system.
  • A willingness to work with students using English as a Second or a Foreign Language
  • Energy and dynamism to fully contribute to the life of a rich multicultural independent non-profit school.
  • A willingness to contribute to the large range of activities provided for the students and to support them in their co-curricular pursuits.
  • Knowledge of French would be an advantage.


Required qualities:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Team spirit
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Passion for teaching and learning
  • Empathy and kindness


Please send your application to recrutement@lyceeshanghai.com with the following documents:

  • Detailed resume
  • Cover letter
  • Diplomas
  • Any letters of recommendation, if available


Joining LFS means becoming part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team dedicated to an excellent institution!

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